Fr. Lawrence M. Pizzuti

Order: OFM
Status: Settled

Died: 05/2/1977
Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

In approximately 2001 a man told the diocese that he was abused for many years, beginning when he was age 15, by Pizzutti and another deceased priest. The diocese offered him counseling and $4K. The man refused. A second man came forward in 7/03 to report that he had notified the diocese in 2002 that Pizzutti abused him once at age 15. The diocese offered him counseling; in 4/03 they gave him a check for $7K to settle his claims, without telling him of the earlier claim. Pizzutti died 5/2/77.

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